YouTube update 28/07/12

Just one track this time. It’s a pretty cool one, though. 😛 “Icicles” Enjoy! 😀

Welcome to the new site!

Hello! If you’ve arrived from the old site at WordPress.com, I can assure you you’re now in the right place. This is where my website and blog will now reside. The old one will still be around, but won’t be updated. All the posts on the old are still there but only viewable to me. …

Word of the day: apophthegm

apophthegm Noun (plural: apophthegms) Pronunciation: /ˈapəθɪm/ A short, witty, instructive saying; an aphorism or maxim. Who thought this word was a good idea? For one thing, it literally looks like a sneeze. It’s one letter away from having all the letters of “phlegm” anyway. It’s a word for a saying or maxim. But how many …

If you’ve been Affected by any of these issues…

Controversy is something I routinely try to avoid. I despise the idea of making enemies, and causing conflict with my own opinions. As a result, I tend to keep my mouth firmly shut on big and unpleasant issues like inequality, abortion and religious conflicts. But sometimes my fairly reserved attitude towards them just has to …

Arise!

So they’re remaking Rise of the Triad. … THIS IS AMAZING. For those of you not familiar with this absolutely brilliant game, it was released in 1994 by Apogee Software (aka 3D Realms), who you might know as being the creators of Duke Nukem. It was a first-person shooter in which you took the role …

Going to see this guy next week

This guy’s another legendary comedian with a surreal sense of humour, who also has brilliant comic songwriting ability, incorporating his own music into his stand-up routines. Mighty excited.

Announcing: Rainbow Season

Remember how I announced that thing that my brother and I were going to do? That was like, months ago, and I did it in a fairly convoluted way, so those of you who read this blog might not entirely remember it. I realize now that I essentially buried this climactic announcement amidst a massive …

Album review: Bad Salad – Uncivilized

Been a while since I posted anything of value here so let’s kick off with an in-depth look at one of my favorite bands to imitate one of my favorite bands. Vocals: Denis Oliveira Guitar: Thiago Campos Bass: Felipe Campos Keyboards: César Zolhof Drums: Caco Gonçalves Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BadSalad YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/BadSaladOfficial A Brazilian progressive metal band …

Screw you, YouTube

YouTube, there are so many things wrong with you. I will list them here. Please fix them. 1. The rating system. It was fine when it was a five-star thing. Why would you constrict the rating options? Sure, you’ll get more people voting because of the narrowed choice (after all, it’s a well-documented fact that …

YouTube update 03/10/12

Six this time! The first two of these were uploaded a few months ago but for some reason I didn’t announce them here. The others are all fairly recent new tracks and were uploaded today. Enjoy! 😀 “Dead in the Water” “Chrome” “Shells” “Escape Velocity” “Atmospheric Pressure” “Enigma”